Outside Scholarships

Outside Scholarships

If you are the recipient of an outside scholarship, you must notify the Creighton Financial Aid Office. The Financial Aid office is required by law to adjust federal aid if the addition of an outside scholarship results in an over-award situation. There are certain times when an outside scholarship may make you ineligible for the federal financial aid you were previously awarded. Your aid officer will notify you if a change is made in your aid offer.

All outside scholarship checks should be mailed to:

Creighton University
Financial Aid Office
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

Research, Scholarships & Fellowships (SOAR)

Research, Scholarships & Fellowships (SOAR)

Do you know where you are headed after graduation? Graduate School?  Professional School?  Study Abroad?

Then you need to be aware of some wonderful options for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships.

Learn more here.

National Scholarships

National Scholarships

When it comes to scholarships, your online application to Creighton also doubles as a scholarship application for merit awards and need-based scholarships and grants. But you may also apply for the following awards through the College of Arts and Sciences (these national scholarships cover undergraduate education, with some continuing to support graduate level work):

Health Professions Scholarship Programs

Health Professions Scholarship Programs

  • Army or call 402.343.9400
  • Navy or call 402.558.2121

Private Scholarships

Private Scholarships

You can search a database of more than 15,000 scholarships through the Adventures in Education (AIE) website, which is a public service website devoted to helping students plan and complete their journey through higher education.

We also encourage you to apply for the following private scholarships available to College of Professional Studies students:

Executive Women International (EWI) ASIST Scholarship

The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) scholarship is for adults facing economic, social, or physical challenges, who want to improve their situation through education. Learn more and apply.

Talbots Women's Scholarship Program

For women looking to return to college later in life.

Association on American Indian Affairs

You must be enrolled in a tribe from the Continental U.S. or Alaska and enrolled full time at an accredited institution. Learn more and apply.

AFCEA Scholarships for Working Students

AFCEA Educational Foundation scholarships are merit based and are awarded for academic excellence, leadership qualities, and potential to succeed.

Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Scholarship

Golden Key International Honor Society recognizes undergraduate members for outstanding commitment to the Golden Key pillars of academics, leadership, and service. Learn more and apply.

Walmart Associate Scholarships

The Walmart Foundation offers scholarship programs that benefit qualified Walmart associates and their dependents. Learn more and apply.

AAUW Career Development Grants

Grants from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Provide support for course work beyond a bachelor's degree, including a master?s degree, second bachelor?s degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Learn more and apply.

BPW Foundation Career Advancement Scholarships

The Business and Professional Women?s Foundation Career Advancement Scholarships are selected through the foundation?s Legacy Partners in specific geographic location. To apply you must be female, a U.S. citizen 25 years of age or older, and within two years of completing your bachelor's degree.

Women of the ELCA

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America offers scholarships for women in four categories. Learn more and apply.

EFWA (Accounting) Undergraduate Scholarships

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA) offers a variety of need-based scholarships for women pursuing undergraduate degrees in accounting. Learn more and apply.

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion. Learn more and apply.

Omaha Women's Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

The Omaha Women's Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships annually to students who are the head of household with dependent children and a Nebraska resident (and U.S. citizen) living within 35 miles of Omaha.

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grants

One-time, need-based grants for women to complete a degree or certification necessary for improving or gaining skills leading to employment. Learn more and apply.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships

SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Learn more and apply.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

Soroptimist, a global women's organization, provides Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women's Opportunity Awards) to assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Learn more and apply.


The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. You'll be required to teach for a certain length of time in a high-need field in a low-income area. Learn more and apply.



  • Army ROTC  Creighton campus
  • Air Force ROTC Univ. Nebraska Omaha campus

Scholarship Search

Scholarship Search

Here are some links to popular scholarship search sites. Also, be sure to check with the dean of your school for outside scholarship sources.

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